Story Time

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Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Saturday, November 5, 2016, 10:30 pm

Children ages 3-6 are invited to bring your favorite stuffed animal for storytime, then leave it overnight, and when you pick it up, you'll get pictures of the fun adventures it had in the library! Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Black history month

Black History Month Story Time

Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 2:00 pm

Children can enjoy poems, songs, and stories written by or about famous African Americans in this special Black History story time! Poets include Nikki Grimes and Langston Hughes. Appropriate for children ages 0-6.

Mo Willems Afternoon

Tuesday, November 29, 2016, 4:00 pm

Do you love books by Mo Willems? So do we! Come and have fun with a story time all about Mo Willems and his fantastic stories, as well as a special craft afterwards.  Ages 3 and up.

Space Story Time

Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 4:00 pm

Celebrate the anniversary of the first astronauts on the international space station at Rosedale. We’ll have a space themed story time as well as crafts! For ages 4 and up. 
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Story Time: Jerry Pinkney

Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 10:00 am

In honor of Black History Month, the Parklands-Turner library will host a special story time and information display featuring books written and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. Jerry Pinkney is an African American author and illustrator who has been the recipient of five Caldecott Honor Medals, five Coretta Scott King awards, and four Coretta Scott King Honor awards. The Parklands-Turner library staff is excited to share these wonderful works at Children's story time on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 10 a.m. 
Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving Storytime

Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 10:00 am

It's that time of the year again - the time to be thankful for all of our blessings! Join the Parklands-Turner library staff on Tuesday, November 22 at 10 a.m. as we read stories about Thanksgiving. 
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Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 11:00 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time for preschool, school, or day care groups.
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Celebrate Spain!

Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 10:30 am

Join us for a special Pre-School Story Time highlighting the Kids Euro Festival!  Sing, Talk, and Read in English and Spanish as we celebrate Spain. 

Scary Storytime

It was a dark and STORY night… Let a tale take you on an adventure… It may be charming, it may be alarming— but it’ll definitely be fun! Join us for an evening of family story sharing.  
Halloween by Laura Marsh

Halloween Story Time

Ready for some scary stories? Come join in with our Halloween-themed story time that includes creepy songs and stories!